|Why did Tom Lowell leave the series after two seasons? |
Lowell wanted more money from the producers than they were williing to pay so it was adios to Private Nelson.
|Why did Shecky Greene leave the series after only a handfull of episodes? |
Greene's stand-up comedy career had begun to take off and he decided to concentrate on that area of his show biz career.
|Why was Steven Rogers replaced at the end of the show's first season? |
Apparently, the producers just weren't satisfied with his character/acting and replaced him with Conlan Carter.
|How many members of King Company were killed during the course of the series' run? |
According to author Jo Davidsmeyer, who wrote a book on the series, 118 men of King Company died so that the plot could advance.
|Why were Doc's real name and Littlejohn's first name never given? |
Because the producers/writers never felt like giving them one. Even Sgt. Saunders and Lt. Hanley's first names (Charles and Gil) were only mentioned in a couple of episodes.